Meet The mongers
Owner/Operator, F/V Finander I and F/V Finlander II
Capt. Tim Rider can be seen fishing and delivering fish most days at New England Fishmongers. Fishing since he was six years old, he has worked party/charter and commercial fishing for over 20 years. Tim is former New Hampshire Roadracer of the Year and still holds the NH Half Marathon record for 33 year olds. Capt. Tim grew up in Bedford, NH and attended University of New Mexico on an athletic scholarship.
Crew, F/V Finlander I and F/V Finlander II
Kayla crews on both vessels and she is first mate on Finlander II during scallop season. She also coordinates farmers markets and restaurant deliveries, as well as food bank donations of fish on a weekly basis. When she isn't fishing or helping run New England Fishmongers from land, she can be found doing pottery, yoga or bike rides. Kayla grew up in Newbury, MA and holds a geology degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Crew, F/V Finander I and F/V Finlander II
Mike truly loves fishing... he's ready to set sail at any hour of the day! He holds an Associates degree in Small Business Organization and Management from Southern Maine Community College and is a U.S. Army Airborne Engineer and heavy equipment operator. With extensive building and construction experience, Mike and Captain Tim hold the fort down as a team!
Crew, F/V Finander I
Grady is a fun-loving fishermen and recent graduate of University of Rhode Island. When not fishing on Finlander, Grady can be found smelting, or planning the construction of his winter smelt shack. He enjoys talking to customers about fishing and proudly selling his catch at farmers markets!
Crew, F/V Finlander I/
Paul would rather be floating around in the ocean than doing anything else. He has worked party/charter on Cape Cod Bay and Nantucket Sound. Paul previously co-captained a charter boat out of Snug Harbor, RI, and proud to have participated in tagging and releasing over 30,000 gamefish for science. When Paul isn't pulling fish on Finlander, he is creating videos, edits footage and helps with graphic design for the company. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design from Rhode Island School of Design.